Nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globes and the Best Actress Golden Globe (Jessica Chastain).
The true story of the female Olympic-class skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.
Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. After being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons, her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.
Directorial debut of Aaron Sorkin (creator of The West Wing, writer of A Few Good Men, Steve Jobs, The Social Network), based on Molly Bloom’s autobiogrphy. Stars Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba and Kevin Costner.